11 Examples of Hip Hop Lyrics that Read Like Poems

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12 Reasons why Everyone is Talking About Ayahuasca

12 Reasons why Everyone is Talking About Ayahuasca

In the world of mind-altering experiences, an ancient vine from the Amazon used by shamans, called Ayahuasca (also known as yagé), has emerged as the new “it” form of ritualized transcendence as reported by the New Yorker. But Ayahuasca, which is a really brew of various plant infusions prepared with the Banisteriopsis Caapi vine, is [...]

Lace Up Your Shoes for AHA’s National Walking Day!

Lace Up Your Shoes for AHA’s National Walking Day!

I have to admit, as a fitness trainer who specializes in weight loss, I never really considered walking as a plan of attack for my clients. Nevertheless, over recent years I’ve had to take a good, long look at not only the benefits of walking, but the importance of incorporating it into our daily lives. [...]

How to Prevent and Correct Hyperpigmentation

How to Prevent and Correct Hyperpigmentation

You’ve heard more than once that Latinas are prone to dark spots due to increased melanin production in our skin, but is the sun the only thing causing it? Research shows some of the things you least expect are causing hyperpigmentation — aka manchas. L’Oreal Paris consulting dermatologist Dr. Flor Mayoral gives us the lowdown on how to [...]

Take Control of Your Heart Health

Take Control of Your Heart Health

Do you know what it means to GO RED? It means getting informed, taking control of your heart health, and sharing information about heart disease prevalence with the mujeres in your life. Read Related: I Survived Heart Disease What it means to Go Red Get Your Numbers: Ask your doctor to check your blood pressure [...]

Latinas More Likely to Suffer From Condition That Causes Painful Sex

Latinas More Likely to Suffer From Condition That Causes Painful Sex

Vulvodynia is a condition that makes it painful for women to have intercourse, use tampons, or even sit. According to a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Latinas are twice as likely as non-Latina women to be affected by it. Read Related: How to Deal With Sex When You Have [...]

5 Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2014

5 Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2014

Plastic surgery is back. The number of people undergoing cosmetic plastic surgery plummeted after the economic recession of 2008, but as the economic outlook improves, the most recent figures suggest that a double-digit comeback is underway. Here’s what top facial plastic surgeons from the AAFPRS predict we will be seeing more of (and less of) [...]

Building Healthy Communities for Our Kids

Building Healthy Communities for Our Kids

As mamis, we love our kids and we want the best for them. Sometimes this means figuring out what vegetables they will eat and sometimes it’s just finding any good vegetables we can afford at a store nearby. The same can be said for getting our kids active. We love to take our kids to [...]

5 Medical Innovations You Should Know About

5 Medical Innovations You Should Know About

When technology and innovation meld with creative thinking, stunning results can occur. One field where this is happening is medicine, where unconventional applications can be used to create practical medical techniques. Here are five forward-thinking medical innovations that have the potential to revolutionize modern medicine. Read Related: The Importance of STEM Education for Latina Mothers [...]

This is Why You Need a Personal Trainer!

This is Why You Need a Personal Trainer!

Okay. You’ve vowed to stick to your New Year’s resolution to get back in shape. For many, that means going back to the gym after months or even years and for others, setting foot in the gym for the first time–ever. Whichever category you fall into, you need a personal trainer. Read Related: 7 Ways [...]

Is it Okay to Smoke Pot in Front of Your Kids?

Is it Okay to Smoke Pot in Front of Your Kids?

You may be among a large portion of Americans who feel there is nothing wrong with smoking pot. If so, you probably support legalization or, at least, greater legal access to marijuana. And if you live in Colorado or Washington state, it’s now legal for you to smoke pot for recreational use.  Read Related: Marijuana [...]